In message <96Sep23.email@example.com>, Bill Fenner writ
>Is there any easy way to determine the BIOS geometry, since that's the one
>that's so important for the boot blocks?
>fdisk tells me:
>******* Working on device /dev/sd1 *******
>parameters extracted from in-core disklabel are:
>cylinders=3658 heads=6 sectors/track=96 (576 blks/cyl)
This geometry is certainly bogus, sec/track cannot be more than 63...
This looks like the bogus geometry extracted from a scsi-drive.
It used to be that "boot -v" would show you, but I don't think
it does nowadays...
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